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Real Salt Lake’s Onuoha says never feels 100per cent safe in US

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Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has said he never feels completely safe in the United States, where he has lived since 2018, and has a "fear and distrust" of police in the country.

FILE PHOTO: Nov 1, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Real Salt Lake defender Nedum Onuoha (14) plays the ball during the first half against the Los Angeles FC at Banc of California Stadium. PHOTO: Reuters/ Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

03 Jun 2020 10:50AM

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REUTERS: Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has said he never feels completely safe in the United States, where he has lived since 2018, and has a "fear and distrust" of police in the country.

Speaking following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis last week, Nigerian-born Onuoha said he was "always wary of how I behave and how it could be viewed by people who have power".

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"I don't like to say it but I have a fear and distrust towards police," Onuoha, who plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer, told the BBC.

"I have loved living in this country but there's (another) side … I never go out and feel 100per cent safe."

Onuoha, who spent six years at Queen's Park Rangers before joining Utah-based Read More – Source